Police/Detective Constable - HUMINT CHIS Handler (SEROCU)

South East Region (SEROCU bases)
Police Constable
Full Time

Our South East Regional Organised Crime Unit, Dedicated Source Unit (DSU) manage Covert Human Intelligence Sources (CHIS). The team operates across the South East region and forms part of the national DSU network, working with partner agencies to provide intelligence in relation to SOC.

The purpose of this role is to identify, recruit and develop covert sources, in line with the Regional Control strategy - targeting identified threats, vulnerabilities and intelligence gaps in the South East Region.

The successful candidate will identify, recruit and handle covert human intelligence sources

We welcome applications from Police/Detective Constables who are qualified Source Handlers. We are seeking a candidate with good communication skills and knowledge of and processes involved in the management and recruitment of CHIS. Due to the nature of the role, the successful candidate will have sound knowledge of the investigation of serious crime, CPIA and disclosure issues involving sensitive intelligence.

At SEROCU, we are committed to better reflect the communities that we serve.  We encourage applications from our under represented communities including all ethnic or religious backgrounds, LGBTQ+, women and those with disabilities.

Due to the role requirements, it is essential that the post holder be prepared to be security cleared to enhanced level. 

Developing our talent is important. 

We recognise that professional progress is important and in this role, and with SEROCU you will have the opportunity for continuous development.

How to apply 

To apply, please click on the Apply button below. Please upload your latest PDR (or if no PDR, a recent copy of your CPD record/Focus Feedback meeting) and a copy of your Training Record. Please also upload the Recommendation for Appointment Form (enclosed with the Job Advert) in the ‘Line Managers Approval Form’.

The closing date is 23:55hrs on Sunday 13 June 2021.

For further information please email RecruitmentSE@thamesvalley.pnn.police.uk quoting the Job Reference 17944.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy when we are in receipt of sufficient applications. Should you wish to apply for this post we advise you to complete and submit your application form as soon as possible.

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This opportunity is closed to applications.